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Honest Measure.

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Honest Measure.

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Shoes -- Shining

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1880
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC SHOE-Shi
Shoe shining
Men -- Clothing & dress
Women -- Clothing & dress
Children -- Clothing & dress
Shoe buckles -- 1910-1919
Content: Printed on border: "Big-footed old gentleman - 'Boy, can you clean my boots?' Sharp boy: 'I'll try, if you'll only put half at a time on my box. (Aside. Feet you call'em! I should'a said eighteen inches, and no change out. You has to have your boots made to measure, and lots of it, I'll bet.)'"
Source note: Fun on the sands : a holiday book for everybody, with pictures on every page, engraved. The "Fun" Office, 1880) Dalziel Brothers, Engraver.
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1711840
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17212513
Barcode: 33333159385604
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 464f4590-c563-012f-c3df-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1880: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Honest Measure." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1880. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-334e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Honest Measure." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 10, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-334e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1880). Honest Measure. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-334e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Honest Measure.